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More than 10 million people in Peru have received two COVID-19 vaccine doses. News | mcezone

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More than 10 million people in Peru have received two COVID-19 vaccine doses. News | mcezone

According to the Ministry of Health (Minsa), so far, 10,012,956 people have been given two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine in Peru, thus making them fully immunized and protected from serious illness and death due to the novel coronavirus. Huh.

This information was contained in the National Single Health Data Repository (Reunis) of Minassa.

Today, September 26, at 8:05 am (local time), a total of 25,233,161 doses have been administered across the country, with 15,220,205 receiving the first dose.

“We continue to move forward in the vaccination process. In addition, 53% of the target population has already been vaccinated with the first dose and 35% with both doses,” he said in the San Juan de Lurigancho district of Lima. Said in comment.

Savelos notes that, even though the percentage of people aged 60 and older vaccinated has been significant (over 70%), it is clearly not sufficient.

Additional vaccines coming in October

With regard to the arrival of additional vaccines in the country, the Minister confirmed that smaller batches are expected to arrive this month. They will complete the 13 million doses coming this month.

“In October, Peru is scheduled to receive 6 million doses of the Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccines, which have already been confirmed. In addition, 8 million SinoPharm vaccines will be distributed through an agreement on which the recent It was signed only recently, which is due in October.” she added.

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Published: 9/26/2021

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